Breastfeeding and postnatal depression in Sabah, Malaysia
|dc.contributor.author||Mohamad Yusuff, Aza Sherin|
|dc.contributor.supervisor||Prof. Andy Lee|
|dc.contributor.supervisor||Prof. Colin Binns|
This is a cohort study of 2072 women in Sabah, Malaysia at an antenatal visit and followed up at 1, 3 and 6 months postpartum. The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale was administered and details were obtained on infant feeding. 95.9%, 88.2% and 80.7% mothers were breastfeeding at each postpartum visit and the prevalence of depression was 13.8% at antenatal and 7.6%, 7.2% and 8% at 1 month, 3 months and 6 months postpartum, respectively.
|dc.title||Breastfeeding and postnatal depression in Sabah, Malaysia|
|curtin.department||School of Public Health|